Canberra slashes occupations on migration list

mmigration Minister Chris Evans has slashed by half the list of 400 occupations given an easy ride into Australia in the independent skilled migration program, replacing them with 180 ”highly valued occupations”. Article Link: http://www.theage.com.au/national/canberra-slashes-occupations-on-migration-list-20100516-v6dz.html

NZ migrants hasten coast’s growth

KIWIS love the Sunshine Coast. In fact, it is New Zealand immigrants who are largely behind our population growth – and that is unlikely to change, even if the Federal Government radically restricts migration. Article Link:

Ethnic minorities to make up 20% of UK population by 2051 13th July 2010

Ethnic minorities will make up a fifth of Britain’s population by 2051, compared with 8% in 2001, according to new projections published today by the University of Leeds. The figures, which show Britain’s total population growing to 77.7 million, also indicate that the UK will become far less segregated as ethnic groups disperse throughout the …

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Business supports ‘big Australia’ and regrets legitimate migrants are being confused with asylum-seekers

THE business sector has strongly supported the idea of a “big Australia”. It believes it is regrettable that legitimate migration is being confused with the populism surrounding border protection. Article Link: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/business-supports-big-australia-and-regrets-legitimate-migrants-are-being-confused-with-asylum-seekers/story-fn59niix-1225894771681

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